Wab Kinew has been elected the new leader of the Manitoba NDP, party president David Woodbury announced today.
"Today, New Democrats have started a new chapter for our party by electing Wab Kinew as our new Leader," said Woodbury. "I want to thank both of the candidates for putting their names forward and everyone that participated in Leadership 2017."
The 2017 leadership race featured candidates Wab Kinew and Steve Ashton, helping bolster party membership to over 10,000.
The result of the delegate vote was 728 for Wab Kinew and 253 for Steve Ashton.